Taliban Restore Red Cross Security Guarantee In Afghanistan

www.oann.com | 6/2/2013 | Staff
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KABUL (Reuters) – The Taliban have reinstated a security guarantee in Afghanistan for the International Committee for Red Cross (ICRC), two months after withdrawing safe passage for the neutral humanitarian agency, the militant group and an ICRC official said on Friday.

A meeting in the Taliban’s Qatar-based political office between its leaders and agency officials ended with the renewal of a pact allowing the agency to continue to provide, and expand, medical aid to all parties harmed by warfare.

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“The security agreement…is once again reinstated and calls on all mujahideen to grant access…and provide security for the personnel and equipment of this organization,” the Taliban said in a statement, referring to its members.

The Taliban leadership in Doha discussed the humanitarian situation and security concerns before renewing the pledge, said Andrea Catta Preta, the ICRC’s spokeswoman in...
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